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Visconti Nova

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Year Published/Registered1845

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Visconti Nova'

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Viscenti Nova  Dauvesse Nursery Catalogue, 1855-1856. Orthographic error for Visconti Nova.

Visconti Nova Vera  van Houtte Catalogue, 1847-1848, 31-38. Synonym for Visconti Nova.

Visconti Nuova  Medici Spada, 1857, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.15. Orthographic variant for Visconti Nova.

Visconti  Maupoil Catalogue, 1853, p.38. Van Houtte Catalogue, 1854-1855, 53-47. Synonym for Visconti Nova.

Viscountii Nova  Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1850, p.50. Orthographic error for Visconti Nova.


» English Description

van Houtte Catalogue, 1845-1846, 23:52: Imbricated, very full, dark crim­son, splotched and streaked with white. Originated in Italy by Casoretti. Berlèse, 1849, Annales de la Société Central d'Horticulture de Paris, vol.40, p.274: Formal double, 10-11 cm across or less. Very convex, of a deep carmine red tinted with light red and splashed with white. Petals in 6-7 rows, ample, thick, numerous small petals, indented or entire, blotched or striped white. Franchetti, 1855, Collezione di Camelie. p.62: Carmine streakd white, imbricated. Synonyms: ‘Visconte Nova Vera’, ‘Visconti Nuova’, ‘Visconti”. Orthographic errors: ‘Viscenti Nova’, ‘Viscountii Nova’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy